Scores of amputations in Gaza as Israeli troops aim at legs —AlJazeera (12/10/2018)

Today's read: Scores of amputations in Gaza as Israeli troops aim at legs

"Israeli forces deployed along the fence that separates Israel from the Gaza Strip have fired live rounds at rock-throwing Palestinian protesters ever since demonstrations demanding the right to return began in March.

And for eight months, Israeli snipers have targeted one part of the body more than any other - the legs. The Israeli army says it is responding to weekly assaults on its frontier by Palestinians armed with stones, grenades and firebombs. It says it opens fire only as a last resort and considers firing at the lower limbs an act of restraint..."

 

Gaza, Great March of Return, Amputations